The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 295 321 283
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -38
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 8 7 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.083% 0.060% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.13% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 38
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Social Gaming
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4345 5276 5872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.91% 44.97% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4335 5171
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the City of London region.

Social Gaming Salary Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the City of London

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Social Gaming.

1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) PHP5
3 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) Perforce
4 4 (44.44%) SMTP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Nagios
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) B2C
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Segmentation
6 2 (22.22%) New Media
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SMTP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
2 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
2 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) New Media
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
3 1 (11.11%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
1 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Segmentation
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) PHP5
3 4 (44.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook